By the first quarter, four big movies- Waltair Veerayya, Veera Simha Reddy, Sir/Vaathi and Dasara have earned more than Rs 100 Crore. Megastar Chiranjeevi and Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja starrer action drama Waltair Veerayya earned more than Rs 236 Crore at the box office. The movie is helmed by KS Ravindra alias Bobby and bankrolled by noted production house Mythri Movie Makers. The film has Catherine Tresa and Shruti Haasan in the female leads.
Waltair Veerayya: Rs 236.15 Cr
Veera Simha Reddy: Rs 134 Cr
Sir/ Vaathi: Rs 120.83 Cr
Dasara: Rs 100 Cr
Nandmauri Balakrishna starrer action drama Veera Simha Reddy which has Shruti Haasan as the leading lady, is written and directed by Gopichand Malineni and produced by Mythri Movie Makers.
Dhanush Starrer bilingual drama Vaatrhi/Sir, helmed by Vamsi Paidipally earned Rs 120.83 Crore at the worldwide box office in its full run. On the otherside, Nani starrer Dasara is running successfully at the box office.
Until April 2023, as many as 10 movies were released at the box office in Tollywood, and films like Nandamuri Kalyan Ram starrer Amigos, Vishwak Sen starrer Das Ka Dhamki, Sundeep Kishan starrer Michael, Santosh Sobhan starrer Sridevi Shoban Babu, CSI Sanatan, Naga Shaurya starrer Phalana Abbayi Phalana Ammayi couldn’t impress the viewers as the others. Krishna Vamsi’ magnum opus Rangamaarthanda also gained appreciation, but the collections were not up to the mark.